Legendary pop singer Ferdous Wahid has tested positive for COVID-19 after a second test.
Wahid is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka. He was admitted to the hospital on Thursday evening with a fever.
Earlier, Ferdous Wahid, who has been suffering from fever for more than a week, gave his swab samples for COVID-19 test at Anwar Khan Medical College Hospital but the result came back negative. After he was admitted to CMH, his swab samples were collected on Friday morning for a second test.
‘The result of Ferdous Wahid’s second COVID-19 test came back positive on Saturday morning. I am in touch with the family members of Wahid. I urge all to pray for his recovery,’ singer Fakir Alamgir told New Age.
Legendary pop singer Ferdous Wahid ruled the ‘70s and ‘80s with his sonorous voice and melodious tunes.
He conquered hearts of thousands of Bangladeshis rendering timeless songs such as Age Jodi Janitam, Mamooniya, Amar premer tori, Sajiye gujiye dey morey, Ei je duniya, Eman ekta maa dena and others.